THE Myanmar U-22 national football
team suffered a narrow 0-1 defeat in a
friendly match against the Qatar U-23
team at the Aspire Football field in Dohar,
Qatar, on Thursday night.
Both teams showed a strong defence
for most of the match.
Qatar’s Hassan scored an early goal
at the 15th minute. In spite of speedy play
in the beginning, Myanmar strikers failed
to penetrate Qatar’s defence.
In the second half, Myanmar
switched to power play with neat and tidy
tackling, but Qatar managed to prevail
with aggressive play.
The match intensified in the later
minutes with team Myanmar dominating
again. But their efforts were blunted
due to uncertainty of young attackers,
who failed to score a goal till the final
Myanmar’s line-up for the match included
key young players — goal keeper
Bhone Thitsar Min, Win Moe Kyaw, Myat
Kaung Khant, Lwin Moe Aung, Soe Lwin
Lwin, Hein Htet Aung, and Win Naing